South Africa Contests FIFA Ruling to Replay Senegal

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE South African Football Association (SAFA) hinted at challenging the decision by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) to replay the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal. According to FIFA, the deci…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE South African Football Association (SAFA) hinted at challenging the decision by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) to replay the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal. According to FIFA, the decision follows the confirmation of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to uphold the lifetime ban of match referee, Jospeh Lamptey, for match manipulation. FIFA's Disciplinary and Appeal Committees imposed the ruling. In their letter, FIFA further suggests that the match, which So

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Keino to Step Down as Nock Chairman

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) chairman Kipchoge Keino said Wednesday he will not stand for re-election during the General Assembly in Nairobi on September 29.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) chairman Kipchoge Keino said Wednesday he will not stand for re-election during the General Assembly in Nairobi on September 29.

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The Lesser Known and Scarier Facts About Unemployment in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] The latest South African jobs statistics continue to reflect a shockingly high unemployment rate which will take some doing to reverse. Concerns about the high levels of youth unemployment and the social upheaval this might ca…

[The Conversation Africa] The latest South African jobs statistics continue to reflect a shockingly high unemployment rate which will take some doing to reverse. Concerns about the high levels of youth unemployment and the social upheaval this might cause have been widely expressed.

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Aukot Asks Court to Clarify Who Will Contest Oct 17 Poll

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ekuru Aukot who contested the presidency in the nullified August 8 poll has moved the Supreme Court to pronounce itself on who is eligible to participate in the fresh ballot.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ekuru Aukot who contested the presidency in the nullified August 8 poll has moved the Supreme Court to pronounce itself on who is eligible to participate in the fresh ballot.

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Concern Over Vuwani Children Being Kept From Attending School

[News24Wire] The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Wednesday that it was deeply concerned by reports that schools were shut down in Vuwani, Limpopo, after a resurgence of violent protests.

[News24Wire] The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Wednesday that it was deeply concerned by reports that schools were shut down in Vuwani, Limpopo, after a resurgence of violent protests.

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Parliament – Toothless Anti-Graft Agency Takes Years to Complete Probes That Should Be Urgent

[Daily Maverick] In a perfect world, the South African agency specifically tasked with investigating government corruption would be the most efficient, well-resourced unit imaginable. Wednesday brought another reminder that we do not live anywhere near…

[Daily Maverick] In a perfect world, the South African agency specifically tasked with investigating government corruption would be the most efficient, well-resourced unit imaginable. Wednesday brought another reminder that we do not live anywhere near that world. When the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) appeared before Parliament, its head admitted that the average time the SIU takes to resolve an investigation is three to four years. Now it says it is hell-bent on speeding things up: too little, too late?

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Homeboyz Hit Sony in Mumias

[Nation] Kakamega Homeboyz on Wednesday defeated Sony Sugar by a solitary goal in a mid-week SportPesa Premier League match played at Mumias Sports complex.

[Nation] Kakamega Homeboyz on Wednesday defeated Sony Sugar by a solitary goal in a mid-week SportPesa Premier League match played at Mumias Sports complex.

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Officials Differ on Nock Polls

[Nation] Confusion has emerged over resolutions arrived at on Tuesday during National Olympic Committee of Kenya’s (Nock) Extra ordinary General Assembly in Nairobi.

[Nation] Confusion has emerged over resolutions arrived at on Tuesday during National Olympic Committee of Kenya's (Nock) Extra ordinary General Assembly in Nairobi.

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